US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey

Access the latest compensation and benefits data for US retail

Product Highlights

Position Families

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Construction
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
  • Engineering & Science
  • General Management
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Project/Program Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation Services
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Creative & Design
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Finance
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Human Resources
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Retail
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Base Pay
  • Benefits Valuation
  • Incentive Eligibility
  • Short-term Incentive Amounts
  • Total Direct Compensation
  • Benefits Prevalence
  • HR and Industry Practices
  • Organization Demographics
  • Total Cash Compensation

HR Practices

  • Base Pay Increase Budgets
  • Company Cars and Cell Phones
  • Incentive Award Policies
  • Recruiting and Retention Practices
  • Benefit Eligibility – Full-time and Part-time
  • Development and Career Opportunities
  • PTO, Vacation and Sick Leave, Holiday Policies
  • Turnover

Industry Sector

  • Apparel, Fashion, Footwear & Accessories
  • Department Stores
  • Grocery, Pharmacy, General Merchandise
  • Restaurants
  • Convenience
  • Electronics, Entertainment, Communications, Office
  • Home, Hardware, Building & Garden Supplies
  • Specialty Stores

Industry Sub-sector

  • Apparel & Accessories Combination Stores
  • Apparel/Accessories - Infants/Children
  • Apparel/Accessories - Women
  • Automotive Parts & Services
  • Combination Electronics etc. Stores
  • Combination Specialty Stores
  • Convenience
  • Department Stores
  • Electronics Stores
  • Fine Dining
  • Furniture & Home Furnishings Stores
  • Gas/Petrol
  • Gifts/Novelties
  • Hardware
  • Jewelry
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Other Specialty Stores
  • Restaurant Chains
  • Sporting Goods/Hobby
  • Wholesale Trade, Durable Goods
  • Apparel/Accessories - Family
  • Apparel/Accessories - Men
  • Automotive Dealers
  • Books/Music/Video
  • Combination Grocery etc. Stores
  • Communications Stores
  • Convenience Combination Gas/Petro & Convenience
  • Drug Stores, Pharmacies
  • Entertainment Stores
  • Footwear/Shoes
  • Garden Supplies
  • General Merchandise
  • Grocery Stores
  • Home Goods & Products
  • Luxury
  • Other Home Products
  • Quick Service, Fast Food
  • Salon/Personal Care Products
  • Wholesale Trade - Other or Combination
  • Wholesale Trade, Non-Durable Goods

Organization Size

  • Number of stores
  • Store headcount for store management
  • Store size
  • Organization revenues
  • Store revenue

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan Area
  • Regional
  • National
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  • Ordering TypeCOL/QOL
  • Enable ParticipationNo
  • Participation Start Date03/04/2024
  • Participation End Date04/26/2024
  • RegionUS
  • Sub TitleAccess the latest compensation and benefits data for US retail
  • Short DescriptionData on pay, policies & practices, and benefits trends in the retail industry.
  • Enable WidgetsYes
  • widget1Publish Date ~ September 2023
  • widget2Positions Published ~ 1,039
  • widget3Organizations ~ 288
  • widget4Observations ~ 4,309,262
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Product Highlights

Position Families

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Construction
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
  • Engineering & Science
  • General Management
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Project/Program Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation Services
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Creative & Design
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Finance
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Human Resources
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Retail
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Base Pay
  • Benefits Valuation
  • Incentive Eligibility
  • Short-term Incentive Amounts
  • Total Direct Compensation
  • Benefits Prevalence
  • HR and Industry Practices
  • Organization Demographics
  • Total Cash Compensation

HR Practices

  • Base Pay Increase Budgets
  • Company Cars and Cell Phones
  • Incentive Award Policies
  • Recruiting and Retention Practices
  • Benefit Eligibility – Full-time and Part-time
  • Development and Career Opportunities
  • PTO, Vacation and Sick Leave, Holiday Policies
  • Turnover

Industry Sector

  • Apparel, Fashion, Footwear & Accessories
  • Department Stores
  • Grocery, Pharmacy, General Merchandise
  • Restaurants
  • Convenience
  • Electronics, Entertainment, Communications, Office
  • Home, Hardware, Building & Garden Supplies
  • Specialty Stores

Industry Sub-sector

  • Apparel & Accessories Combination Stores
  • Apparel/Accessories - Infants/Children
  • Apparel/Accessories - Women
  • Automotive Parts & Services
  • Combination Electronics etc. Stores
  • Combination Specialty Stores
  • Convenience
  • Department Stores
  • Electronics Stores
  • Fine Dining
  • Furniture & Home Furnishings Stores
  • Gas/Petrol
  • Gifts/Novelties
  • Hardware
  • Jewelry
  • Office Supply Stores
  • Other Specialty Stores
  • Restaurant Chains
  • Sporting Goods/Hobby
  • Wholesale Trade, Durable Goods
  • Apparel/Accessories - Family
  • Apparel/Accessories - Men
  • Automotive Dealers
  • Books/Music/Video
  • Combination Grocery etc. Stores
  • Communications Stores
  • Convenience Combination Gas/Petro & Convenience
  • Drug Stores, Pharmacies
  • Entertainment Stores
  • Footwear/Shoes
  • Garden Supplies
  • General Merchandise
  • Grocery Stores
  • Home Goods & Products
  • Luxury
  • Other Home Products
  • Quick Service, Fast Food
  • Salon/Personal Care Products
  • Wholesale Trade - Other or Combination
  • Wholesale Trade, Non-Durable Goods

Organization Size

  • Number of stores
  • Store headcount for store management
  • Store size
  • Organization revenues
  • Store revenue

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan Area
  • Regional
  • National

Product Details

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Building your retail talent foundation begins with offering competitive pay and benefits, which starts with analyzing trusted market data.

Compare your retail salaries to those of the competition across industry sectors, including apparel manufacturing and supermarket. Evaluate your retail pay rates and compensation strategy against all 288 organizations or narrow the data by individual parameters, such as company size and location. Restaurant compensation and benefits is also collected alongside the Retail survey and is available for an additional fee.

View the list of participating companies in this retail survey.

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters. Your survey purchase includes access for three (3) Mercer WIN users. Additional users can be added during checkout.

With Mercer WIN, simplify your compensation data analysis while also maximizing your reporting capabilities. In just a few clicks, Mercer WIN allows you to:

  • Benchmark compensation for traditional jobs and hybrid jobs
  • Compare your compensation strategy to a specific set of peers or competitors
  • Set metrics exactly as you want them
  • Benchmark off cycle
Sales promotion image Sales promotion image

Building your retail talent foundation begins with offering competitive pay and benefits, which starts with analyzing trusted market data.

Compare your retail salaries to those of the competition across industry sectors, including apparel manufacturing and supermarket. Evaluate your retail pay rates and compensation strategy against all 288 organizations or narrow the data by individual parameters, such as company size and location. Restaurant compensation and benefits is also collected alongside the Retail survey and is available for an additional fee.

View the list of participating companies in this retail survey.

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters. Your survey purchase includes access for three (3) Mercer WIN users. Additional users can be added during checkout.

With Mercer WIN, simplify your compensation data analysis while also maximizing your reporting capabilities. In just a few clicks, Mercer WIN allows you to:

  • Benchmark compensation for traditional jobs and hybrid jobs
  • Compare your compensation strategy to a specific set of peers or competitors
  • Set metrics exactly as you want them
  • Benchmark off cycle
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Opens: 03/04/2024

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